Analysis

To avoid COVID restriction silliness, it was best for the ACT to move with the times

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
October 19 2021 - 6:30pm

One of the biggest threats to public health restrictions in a pandemic is when the rules are simply silly. This is exactly what happened over the weekend when Canberrans suddenly found themselves - following a couple of late-night pronouncements - able to shop to their heart's content in Queanbeyan or on the South Coast.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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